Global real estate advisor, CBRE, has appointed Guy Hurwood as a Senior Director in its Northern Capital Markets business. Guy will join the company’s Leeds office leadership and is a key strategic hire for the team as it continues to grow its Capital Markets capabilities in Yorkshire and the North East.

Guy joins from PwC where he spent the last six years in the Real Estate Corporate Finance team, the past three of which he was PwC’s Real Estate Deals North leader. Prior to that he spent five years at JLL Corporate Finance.

In his new role Guy will be responsible for growing CBRE’s Capital Markets offering in the region, including the Development Funding and Strategic Consultancy offer. His corporate finance background will be influential in aligning CBRE’s extensive regional investment expertise with its specialist real estate finance capabilities, spearheaded by CBRE Capital Advisors. He will be working closely with private investors, funds, public sector and international capital to service the increasing demand from investments outside of London and the South East.

Phil Cann, Head of UK Investment, CBRE
We are delighted that Guy has joined our Capital Markets team. The Northern markets are providing a great deal of opportunity and Guy’s extensive experience in real estate corporate finance will strengthen and broaden our capabilities in the region. Our holistic understanding of global capital requirements combined with an innate understanding of the financial markets is what sets us apart from our competitors and Guy will be influential in providing this optionality to our clients
Phil Cann, Head of UK Investment, CBRE

Guy Hurwood added: “I have long admired the skills and professionalism of the teams at CBRE and am very excited by the opportunities to continue to develop and expand the Capital Markets business. I am looking forward to joining the market leading real estate advisory firm that can develop powerful, holistic solutions across all aspects of the real estate market.”